Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Policy 5410 - HOLIDAYS

The district shall observe the following school holidays and shall not operate on these days:

  • Sunday,
  • New Year’s Day (January 1),
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (third Monday in January),
  • President’s Day (third Monday in February),
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May),
  • Juneteenth (June 19),
  • Independence Day (July 4),
  • Labor Day (first Monday in September),
  • Veteran’s Day (November 11),
  • Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November),
  • The day after Thanksgiving, and
  • Christmas Day (December 25).

Whenever any legal holiday, other than a Sunday, falls on Sunday, the following Monday shall be a legal holiday, and whenever any legal holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be a legal holiday.

In addition to the above, the following shall also be considered to be holidays: the day before Christmas, the day after Christmas and the day before New Year’s Day (December 24, December 26 and December 31). The superintendent may also designate additional holidays.

District Cross Reference:

WSSDA Cross References:
Policy 5410--Holidays

Legal Reference:
Legal Holidays – RCW 1.16.050

School Holidays – RCW 28A.150.050


Highline School District 401
Adopted by the Board: 08.00

Revised by the Board: 05.22
Classification:  Discretionary